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Significant glass collection coming to market April 1-2

The disbursement of a collection of 20,000 pieces of 19th and 20th century glass begins with the April 1-2 auction at Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc.

MT. CRAWFORD, Va. -- Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates will begin the dispersal of 20,000+ pieces of

Vaseline glass

Sample of the Vaseline glass featured in this auction. (Both photos courtesy Jeffrey S. Evans & Assoc.)

19th and early 20th century glass collected by the late Edward Kleppinger, PhD of New Orleans, LA in a two-day single-owner auction on April 1 at noon and April 2 at 9:30am.

Dr. Kleppinger had collected glass for more than 30 years and in 2010 established the Ruby Stain Museum in New Orleans, which housed the world’s largest collection of ruby-stained pattern glass. He also collected many other types of glass.

Session one of this auction will be devoted to Vaseline glass of all types including a large selection of EAPG, Greentown, Hobbs, historical, novelties, blown and pressed opalescent, Bohemian, &c. Session two will comprise a large selection of rubystained EAPG in a variety of forms including syrups, cruets, toothpick holders, and water pitchers, other stained EAPG including amber and maiden’s blush, &c. Additional glass from the Kleppinger collection will be sold on July 29/30 and September 24 of this year.

The current auction catalogues will be posted at as well as on Live Auctioneers and Invaluable by March 25. The auction is on public view beginning March 30.

For further information visit, e-mail, or call 540-434-3939.


Selection of ruby-stained Early American Pressed Glass included in the April 1-2 auction.

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